January 13, 2016

BY SARAH BRUMLEY
For Logan Media Services

Knowing the type of foot you have is critical when choosing the right kind of shoe for your sport. The correct fit is a must; and in order to keep your game up, avoid selecting style over substance. Proper footwear reduces injury and related pain in ankles, shins, knees and hips.

Here’s a helpful tool to help you find just the right fit.

http://www.mckinley.illinois.edu/handouts/foot_types/foot_types.htm

SARAH BRUMLEY is a Sportsology Certified Athletic Trainer afiliated with Southern Illinois Healthcare.